The evolution of domestic cats - Pets | Pets

    Posted by pets | 7 August 2011

    The evolution of domestic cats

    Unlike other pets, the House cat does little to human survival. Investigators have asked, how and why cats came to live with us.

    The experts, traditionally thought, that the Egyptians were the first to domesticate cats ago 3.600 years.
    However, recent genetic and archaeological discoveries indicate that the domestication of the cat originated in the fertile Crescent, Perhaps ago 10.000 years, When was agriculture underway.

    The results suggest that the cats started loitering houses in order to take advantage over the mice and take advantage of the remains of food left the people in their settlements.

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